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    Hi I see their is a lot of questions n answers about grey hairs on here each to individual cases I'm curious I'm 34 now being going grey since I was 26 my hair is 90 percent grey now I had a pacemaker fitted a couple of years ago I don't understand why it has gone grey so quickly when no1 else in the family has any grey yet. I've been told it might be down to diabetes never heard of that being true at all, I'm curious what could be causing this could it be down to blood circulation or some unknown reason ?





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    Hi I am a 14 year old girl and I have found at least 3 thick grey hairs I stress out quiet a lot And I also have really dark circles and tiny patches of pale skin I don't know if it is vitamin B12 deficiency And both my parents had grey hair from a young age





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    Could it be vitiligo?

    I'm a 16 year old girl, and got my first grey hair when I was 12. I've now got around 40 grey hairs on my head and today I noticed about 6 small grey hairs on both legs. What could it be?





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    Hi, my daughter is 15 years old and has suffered from grey hair since the age of 9. She has about 5% to 7% grey coverage and is extremely self-conscious and worried about it. It's likely that it is down to genes because both me and my husband had grey hair in our late teens. She has been for a blood test twice and in both cases, there were no lacking vitamins or minerals suggesting that she is in relatively good health. What could be the cause and what could be the solution?





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    Hi, I got Grey hair at same age as your daughter and it increaed in number when i turned 19 years. Since then i started using dyes for two years but it affected my hair badly and so i switched to henna. I apply henna first and then indigo to my hair and it helps me to maintain black to brown hair. Tips to use henna and indigo can be found on internet. As its genetic, nothing can help. If you want you can try homeopathy or ayurveda. Thanks

    I got my nose pierced 9 years ago with a piercing gun, since then I've had a dark grey area surrounding the piercing that won't go away, after seeking advice on this mark from other piercers they tell me the skin has scarred this colour like a tattoo and the only way to fix it is to get a skin graft, I'm now 26 and don't feel the need for my nose piercing any longer but don't want this dark grey mark on my nose for all to see, help!





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    Unfortunately, without some form of cosmetic surgery or a simple concealer, this sounds pretty permanent.

    Piercing guns are notorious for causing problems. It uses blunt force to shove something through your skin, breaking tissues instead of piercing them cleanly like a needle would do. That, and they're used over and over again without ever being completely sterilized (even if the stud is sterilized, the whole shebang is only as sterile as its dirtiest part). In the future, don't let anyone near your body with a piercing gun! They're dirty and dangerous things. If the grey area is very dark, I suggest using a concealer that won't irritate the hole (if you keep the piercing). Go to your doctor and ask about it -- because if you want it gone, you most likely will need a skin graft like the piercing professionals have said.

    Why do I have a few strands of grey hair when I'm only sixteen ?? We found the first when I was thirteen. I'm not stressed and it's not genetics; my parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and great-great-grandma, aunts & uncles and like my whole family went started having grey hairs at age over fourty or fifty. So howcome I have grey hairs ...





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    I am fourteen years old and i have pubic, although half of it is grey(alot of its grey) and the other smaller half is normal couloured, dark. This worries me?





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    My roots are grey and i would like to dye it but the trouble is i had allergic reaction to a hair dye and was very ill, i have kept on trying different hair dyes doing the skin tests after the fourth attempt on the skin test after 48 hours i think i might have found one that i didnt come up in a rash but i am still afraid to go through with it just incase the skin test r different to the head.





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    I just realize I have a strand of grey on my vagina im only 23 years old i havent had sex in almost 3 month's I made a joke out of it to say im a little stressed down there but I think thats to early to have a strand of grey can anyone tell me if this is normal or I need to ask my doctor no symptoms of anything else you guys are discussing but I am concerned !!! Please help thanks





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    Does depo-melanin really works on grey hairs ...i m 22 yrs even i have grey hairs ...will it work and is it safe to use it





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    ???? not sure... Find what the ingredients are and speak to either a Doctor or a pharmacist... If it is to be used a long time, you want it to be safe.. take care

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    Hi I'm 15 and the front of my hair is going grey, my dad was grey at the age of 30 and my nan went grey at 18, I've recently found out that I have a skin condition too! Called kerotosis Polaris (probably not spelt right) what skin condition have you got?!? I would be so grateful for a reply to see if there is a treatment! I know its not great being young and have low confidence, it would really help, thankyouu

    Hi, I'm only fourteen and I have quite a but of grey hair. My dad went grey early but not this early and I'm worried that I'll have a full head of grey hair by the time I'm eighteen. I'm really stressing over this, neither of my brothers have grey hair and my mum didn't go grey prematurely. I know some people say it's down to stress and I do get quite stressed but all this grey hair is making me MORE stressed and I don't see how to stop getting it at my age without dyeing it. Please help me





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    ive had grey hair since i was 15 i am now 30. My hair is almost totaly grey. Ive bleached, dyed no matter what you do you get defeated by the grey. So i say go grey gracefully anyway its in fashion in america.





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    You are not alone, I am 23 started going grey at 13. I also had a lot of stress for that age and it can be very straining on your body. Try to find a way to give your self a stress free period of time in a day. Some how I no it can be hard but it will benefit you in many ways, not just with the grey hair. Also make sure you are eating a balanced diet, with lots of b vitamins and include cooper also. If this is hard to do because I know it is hard for some people get some vitamins and make sure you take them everyday. Also the websight livestrong.com has many good information you could use.

    Both my parents started going grey around 14-15 years of age. I started going grey at 12. I'm 28 now, nearly every 4th hair is grey. My dad is in his 50tys and his hair is pure silver, my mum's is all pale grey now, she is also in her 50tys. My little brother, 27, has maybe 1 or 2 grey hairs. My hair hasn't thinned and is still as thick & corse as it ever was. I'm all beset by genetics aren't I?





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    Yes Elizabeth, some things we cant change and our parents had not choice either.. Sometimes it will miss a generation.. The good news is as women it is far easier to change the color and it becomes a fashion statement, men are a little different...

    Well, if my greys would take dye, it could be a simple fix... They won't even take black... I keep searching though... Thanks.

    Hi I'm only 13 and have started going grey just like my dad who went grey at 18, I don't want to have to dye my hair for the rest of my life so I want to know if there is some type of permanent dye or precidure that can stop me going grey. It's really annoying my friends take the mick





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    ive been going grey since i was twelve years old. my father told me he started going grey at the same time soi was never worried. im sixteen now and only some of my fringe is grey the rest of my head is still jet black.





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    Hey I'm 15 in year 9 I found my first grey spot and have been dying my hair ever since , I try not to let it worry me it's nothing to be worried about I tryed hiding it but that just made me worried that people wore seeing it and talking about it behind my back so now if something comes up about me dying my hair i just tell people why I do, my mum went grey in her 20s and my great auntie had a full head of beutiful grey hair by 18 every one would ask her if she had dyed it grey and what one she used but it was natural. I might let my hair grow out and be grey one day but for now I happy being dyed brown:)





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    I am 14 yrs and have a patch of grey hair at the back of my head. I have no clue why though, because both my parents had very luscious and healthy hair until they reached heir 40's.

    I'm 24 and I got 2 grey patches in my hair what can I do

    Hi I'm 43 and started going grey when I was about 10 (like my dad) and I noticed that when my 3 year old was just 18 months old she has started to go grey. I made the most of it when I started going grey ( my hair was very dark brown and I used to colour the grey bits in fun colours). All I would say is please learn to love your hair and make the most of it - you're special- besides there are plenty worse things to worry about. For those who can then hair dye is an inexpensive fix and can also be fun.





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    I do the same thing, I'm 22 and have been going grey since I was 13 (no men on my Dad's side of the family have made it past 25 with their original hair colour) I'm about 20% grey and just putting in some of those one wash colours can give some interesting results. If your greying its going to happen, so embrace it, thats what I say

    I got my first grey hair at 13, first grey eyebrow hair at 21, now I'm 30 and about 75% grey. I think it's absolutely fantastic. Naturally a dark brunette, all I have to do is dye my hair with a dark blonde dye (that doesn't contain a bleach) and I have the most amazing highlights for just £5 a month! EVERYONE comments on how beautiful it is. My advice, experiment! Grey dyes really well, and I've been able to have bright blue/red/yellow streaks in my hair whenever I wanted (like for festivals etc and my friends get VERY jealous!!!)





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    I've Been Going Gray Sine I Was 7! Im Now 16 And Have Been Dying It For 5 Years :) I Find It Quite Entertaining. Its Grey All Over my Head..So I Have To Dye My Hair Once A Month. My Frinds Love The Fact That I Hae Grey Hair And Have Recently Started To Tell The World! My Mum Was Fully Grey At 18 So No Worries Why Its Happening!





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    I'm 29 & I recently found about 15 white/clear hairs. My mum is 59 and has minimal grey hair (starting when she was about 45) and my dad is 57 and has no grey hair. Neither of my grandparents started going grey till they were mid 50s either. Could it be a nutritional deficiency? I also live in a city centre (and have done since 2008) - could pollution be a factor?





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    I've been going grey since i was 16 -and dyed my hair from my 20's onwards. Now in my 50's hav decided the hair dying looks so synthetic to maintina my 'brunete locks' that I would go -grey -well its mainly white.....with just a few highlights in it -looks fab and wished i had done this earlier....so yes go GREY but with a few foils it doesn't have to look harsh or aging but instead can look beautiful... :) And cheaper to maintain too!!!





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    I'm 13 and I've got around 20 grey hairs on my head.i also have dandruff cause I have excema.i get stressed easily aswell.when I see a grey hair I cut it at the root cause I find it embarresing and my parents won't let me dye my hair.really need a solution fast before my whole head turns grey.





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    Try not to stress and don't cut them out because it can lead to you getting thin hair. Sit down with your parents and tell them how you feel maybe they will understand then and let you die your hair.

    dandruff and skin flaking COULD be seborrheic dermatitis (looks a bit like acne or rosacea on your face), usually caused by a yeast that will leave behind hydrogen peroxide, bleaching your hair. melatonin problems unlikely at your age. see dermatologist, or see if antifungal shampoo sorts it all out...might take a while if it was indeed the cause for grey hair. stress won't cause it, not directly. general health such as healthy diet, nuts sprouts and boring stuff like that will help you rule out a dodgy immune system letting skin conditions take advantage.

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    IT'S THE LUCK OF THE DRAW' I'M 36 AND JUST ABOUT TOTALLY GREY. MY SISTER IS 48 AND JUST ABOUT GREY FREE. APART FROM TOTALLY DIFFERENT LIFESTYLES AND ENVIROMENTS, MY DAD IS PART TALLY DECENT AND WENT GREY AS A TEENAGER. BEST ADVICE FOR THE 'GREYER GORGEOUS ONES' IS TO ADVOID HOME DYES' TRY TO SAVE ABIT AND GO TO A REALLY REPUTABLE HAIRDRESSER AND GET YOUR HAIR DONE PROFESSIONALLY. IT'S A MUST!





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    I am 13 and my hair starting going grey about a year ago and I have been getting an increasing number of grey hairs. People are starting to notice the grey hair and comment on it, but my parents won't let me dye it! I really want to stop this, but I don't know how!





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    i have the same problem im going grey at 13 i want to no how to sort it out

    Hey I'm 15 and had the same trouble with my parents, get your parents to sit down and tell them how you feel about it, and just suggest them, on only dying the roots of your hair, and plus its not like you want to dye hair bright blue! It's just to hide the grey and make you feel young again! It worked on my parents and I dye my hair every other month! Hope that helped?:)

    im 17 and all my friends make fun of me because i have alot of grey hair. it is really noticable as i have quite dark brown hair, i am considering to dye it but not to sure what to use. do i go the hair dressers? or use a root touch up but put it on my grey streaks of hair? or do i just fully dye it? i am tempted to pluck them out but have heard that more grey will grow back? is this true? help me please!!





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    Hi, i'm a 17 year old male. i have a few grey hair strands. but ive straightend my hair & styled it for about 3 years pretty much daily. i regrete it. but now i dont style it as much. i feel like im too young to have grey hair, is there anyway i could reverse grey hair and make them naturaly black again? Please help!





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    Apparently there is no scientific connection between grey hair and stress. It is generaly genetic. I am 23 and have the same problem, I have to dye my hair every few weeks and pluck the ones from my parting so people dont notice. I know neither of my parents went grey early, in fact... quite the opposit. I would start with asking your parents if they went prematurley grey?

    I was just 17 years old when i noticed i was going grey. By the age of 21 my hair was almost fully grey around the temples,and bits of grey every were else.I am 39 years now and it as vertually remained the same but more prominent around the temples.





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    I've had a grey streak in my hair since I was a toddler, which I have inherited from my father's side. As I've got older the grey has spread. I am now 16, and my hair is almost fully grey. I die my hair using semi-permanent dye, how ever I am worried this is going to ruin my hair in future years, and lead to my hair becoming straw-like. Are there any alternatives?





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    This week's episode includes a woman leaving pieces of skin everywhere, and cases featuring lumpy eyes, boils on the groin and some truly terrifying teeth. Read more →

  • Acne lazer treatment

    Episode 7 - Back to the Clinic

    This week the doctors are inviting some of their most serious cases back to the clinic to find out exactly how they've been getting on with their treatment, and to find out if they've conquered their embarrassment! Read more →

  • Peridinal Sinus

    Episode 4 - Feet

    This week's episode includes a podiatry roadshow, a mouthful of manky molars and a painful case of cystic acne. Read more →

  • Verrucas on the foot

    Episode 4

    Episode 4's patients included one suffering from the penis bending disease Peyronies, a lady with bothersome Bad Breath and a very surprised owner of a 3rd Nipple. Excess Hair was also on the EI agenda, as were Verrucas that had become a family affair… Read more →

  • Headlice

    Episode 2 - Kids

    This week's episode includes a young girl with vile verrucas that may prove to be life saving; a woman with a sore bottom whose problem is much deeper than it seems and a teenage girl with a severe scaly scalp. Read more →

  • Alopecia

    Episode 5 - Holiday

    This week's episode includes a visit to the airport where the Doctors see holiday goers bring back more than just souvenirs and tans. Read more →

  • Folliculitis

    Episode 9 - Rally

    This week's episode includes a woman with a hair-raising illness, some unwanted leakage, an itchy scalp and a wake up call for Dr Christian… Read more →

  • Dr Pixie

    Episode 12 - Under The Knife

    In this special episode, the doctors find out what happens when surgery goes wrong... Read more →

  • Ball Check-Up

    Episode 11 - Back to the Clinic 3

    Back in the clinic the doctors are checking up on everything from unwanted hair, to agonizing prolapses and some very painful privates. Read more →

  • Night terrors

    Episode 2 - London

    This week's Embarrassing Bodies takes on the capital as the mobile clinic hits old London town! Read more →

  • Episode 6

    Episode 6 - Series 7

    In the clinic Dr Christian helps a man get treatment for a super sore penis and a woman whose bottom cyst had left her wanting 'more junk in her trunk'. Read more →

  • Keloid Scars

    Episode 1 - Pelvic Floor

    This week’s episode includes a woman who thinks she has a giant vagina, and a man who has had to wear incontinence pads until he’s saved by a revolutionary operation available on the NHS. Read more →

  • Anal Operation

    Vaginas

    The EI team roll into Norwich to setup a clinic in one of the country's busiest shopping centres. This time the Docs are getting stuck into the Vagina, and there’s no room for coyness ladies! Read more →

  • Beach

    Boys, Boys, Boys

    Episode 3 of Embarrassing Teenage Bodies takes a closer look at binge drinking, diabetes and chronic acne. Read more →

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